3 sports, 1 team, 9 athletes – We introduce you to #BarcelonaPrincessTeam for the Barcelona Triathlon 2017

This October 8, 2017 the Barcelona Triathlon will be celebrated, with three different disciplines realized in the same race, these modalities are running, swimming, and cycling.
Besides of being an important sport event, it is also solidary because it raises funds for a good cause.
At the Hotel Barcelona Princess we feel committed to these social and sport causes, and we see physical sport as a positive activity for physical and mental well-being.

For this reason and as in previous years, some members of our staff will participate in the Barcelona Triathlon 2017, forming the #BarcelonaPrincessTeam.
Our participants this year are:

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– The Director of the Hotel Santiago, a passionate running enthusiast who loves these sport challenges. He recently accepted the #Tourism17 challenge and turned for a sustainable tourism. (Watch video)

– Our computerist Víctor, you already know him, he is a sports fan that loves the Barcelona triathlon and has been doing it for years.

Míquel, the head of the department of food and drinks, is another lover of the sport that this year will perform at the event. For him it is a personal challenge, he will compete in a more advanced category in the individual modality and wants to overcome his last year results.

Joan, our star cooker who comes from participating in the Ironman of Barcelona, another great sports event and still has energy to make the Barcelona Triathlon ..

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– Our reservation partner Marina, she is part of the #women triathletes and is the only girl in the #BarcelonaPrincessTeam, she loves to run and this time she wants to improve her last year’s result, this 2017 she participates in the sprint category. Marina has also turned to #Tourism17 challenge sustainable tourism, watch her video.

Karlos, Roberto and Adam form a team to participate in the modality of groups and to face the challenge together with the hotel’s 360ª shirt.

This team is going to give its maximum to surpass its results of previous years, and from the Hotel Barcelona Princess we encourage you to also participate in this multitudinous event, either doing it or going out to the streets of Barcelona to support all the athletes.

We wait for you in the green tent of the Hotel Barcelona Princess in the area of goals of the Barcelona Triathlon.

Mediterranean Sounds, this is the rhythm of the night

The summer is  getting over but at the Hotel Negresco Princess we continue to offer fun on our terraces thanks to our collaboration with Mediterranean Sounds. You can come to La Terrazza in the top flower of our hotel and enjoy the performances of 7 renowned DJ’s that offer original and Mediterranean sounds.

Mediterranean Sounds 2017

Mediterranean Sounds 2017

Here is a presentation of these aces of the music and the dates of their performances at #LaTerrazza of the #NegrescoBarcelona:

DOZA: Parisian with Venezuelan origins who has spent 15 years doing incredible and memorable performances in Barcelona.

The nights of 7 and 16 of September.

MADAME MOET: With a trajectory of 16 years this artist has played in many clubs and festivals in and around Barcelona.

On Friday, September 8 and 29.

DAVE BRIDGE: A urban music professional who has performed in important festivals such as the Sónar or on club Razzmatazz among others.

The dusk of 9 and 30 of September.

DIVORCE PIGME: This young artist has already worked in several countries, showing that she can offer different and dynamic sounds that everyone loves.

On September 14 and 23.

COSMIC D’ALESSANDRO: Passionate about music since childhood, this great DJ is also a producer and has directed important radio programs.

The Fridays of the 15 and 22 of september

DJ GONZO:This Madrid artist residing in Barcelona has been producing several musical genres such as blues, JAZZ, or R & B among others, allowing him to make unique musical mixes .

The Thursdays of the 21 and 28 september

SWANA: She has performed in several regions of Spain showing her talent for music, she has also done it the international environment, collaborating with several countries where she has performed great performances.

These great DJs will perform on the best terraces of Barcelona such as the Crown Plaza Hotel, Arts Barcelona, Miramar Barcelona, and on the incredible La Terrazza, the terrace of the Hotel Negresco, located in the center of the city.

Do not miss their incredible performances !!!

Interview with Carlos, worker at the Hotel Barcelona Princess

Athlete, creative …. Meet Karlos at #YoSoyBarcelonaPrincess
At the Hotel Barcelona Princess we like to know more about our staff and we want you to know them too, for this reason we usually do interviews to know a little more about them, in this case we speak with Karlos, our dynamic bartender.

Bartender

Bartender

1. Where are you from?
I am from Poland, from the city Poznan, a nice interior and big city with a great history.
I also lived in England for 10 years. As a curious fact, the player Robert Levandowski played on the football team of my city.

2. What do you do in the hotel?
I am the food and beverage supervisor of three of the Barcelona Princess Hotel’s restaurants / bars and the events that are organized in their different event rooms.

3. How long have you been here?
I have been living in Barcelona for three years, and I started working at the hotel two and a half years ago.
I chose to come to Barcelona because I think that is a very complete city with beach, mountain, a perfect weather, and open and sociable people. I think it’s a very cosmopolitan city with many festivals

4. What do you like most about your work team?
What I like the most is the good atmosphere among the workers.

5. Do you want to tell any anecdote about your experiences at the Hotel Barcelona Princess?
One time a couple celebrated their anniversary at the hotel and the girl asked me to prepare a special cocktail as a surprise for her boyfriend.
I’ve always had a creative mind, so at the same moment, I had the idea of making a mojito and decorate it with leaves and lemons as a smiling face. The couple loved it and started taking photos. I named it “Happy mojito”.

6. What cocktail do you recommend to those who come to The Gym Bar?
To the girls I recommend the “Close to you”, I created it with my girlfriend on Valentine’s day and is a sweet cocktail with a touch of passion.
To the boys I recommend the “Mango cooler” a refreshing long drink made with mango and vodka, with a delicious fruity flavor.

Cocktails

Cocktails

7. From your day to day, how do you contribute to the hotel’s social and environmental responsibility plan?
In the food and beverage department of the hotel we use seasonal products that come from proximity. Even in our breakfast our customers can identify them with a 360 green logo.

8. Last year you were part of #BarcelonaPrincessTeam and you did the Barcelona Triathlon 2016 for a good cause. Do you repeat this year?
Yes, on the last year a had a great time doing the Barcelona triathlon in team, besides, all the #Barcelonateam, did it to raise funds to fight against rare diseases. This year I repeat in the cycling circuit.
9. Which is your favourite place in the hotel?
The terrace of The Gym Bar, is a fun and dynamic place, every Thursday of the summer there is a DJ so there are people and it generates a very good atmosphere.

10. If you came to visit the city, what could not you miss seeing or doing in Barcelona?
I could not miss the beautiful Sagrada Família and the Tibidabo mountain, which has amazing views of the city.

¡Thanks you for sharing your time with us!

Mediterranean Sounds in Barcelona – Music inspired by the sun and the sea

This summer you can enjoy the wonderful sunsets of Barcelona on the terrace of the Hotel Negresco Barcelona, in which with the collaboration of Mediterranean Sounds by Moet & Chandon, you can have the privilege of listening to renowned DJs from the city of Barcelona.

Mediterranean Sounds - Barcelona

Mediterranean Sounds – Barcelona

Every summer week from Thursday to Sunday until September, feel the Mediterranean essence from our panoramic terrace with views to the city, through our music inspired by the sun and the sea that are the pleasures of summer. Do it with the performances of our amazing DJs, who will fill you with energy.

Take note of the performances of these great Mediterranean Sounds DJs during the month of August in La Terrazza from 20:00 to 23:00 and make your plan for the summer.

DJ Doza:
– Saturday 05
– Thursday 10
– Saturday 19
Dave Bridge
– Friday 04
– Friday 11
Madame Moet
– Saturday 12
– Thursday 17
– Thursday 24
– Saturday 26
Swana
– Friday 18
– Thursday 31
Enjoy the best sunsets of Barcelona in our terrace, we are waiting you.

Mediterranean Breakfast in Barcelona

The urban hotels of the Princess Hotels & Resorts chain, Negresco Princess and Barcelona Princess are situated in the amazing city of Barcelona, so with this splendid location you can’t miss our natural Mediterranean food.

The Breakfast is the most important food of the day, and what better way to start the day with than our delicious buffet?

Desayunos del mediterráneo

Desayunos del mediterráneo

In both hotels, Barcelona Princess Hotel and the Negresco Barcelona, you have the possibility to enjoy the best Mediterranean breakfasts prepared by our chefs. In addition, you can identify with the 360º logo in those products that are sustainable, from km 0, seasonal or from fair trade.

Desayunos en Barcelona

Desayunos en Barcelona

In the case of the Negresco, Hotel in the center of Barcelona, on weekends we extend the breakfast buffet until 12 so that you can sleep and rest more.

If you want to enjoy the sun and the pool, in our beautiful terraces a coffee, croissant and juice will be perfect to start the day at 100%.

All this while enjoying the best views of Barcelona and a pleasant morning sun that will activate your body, allowing you to start your day in a pleasant way, so that you feel awake and full of energy.

Let’s take a breakfast?